Oil, Gas & Mining

16-10-2006
Dove Energy has begun drilling operations in the Mare’s field on Block VI
16-10-2006
Shell’s new investment in Syria is part of a long-term strategy says Campbell Keir, General Manager of Shell Syria, following the signing of two production sharing contracts with the Ministry of Oil
16-10-2006
The production of phosphate in the first three quarters of this year is in line with projections.
03-10-2006
Mahrukat is increasing its storage capacity.
03-10-2006
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has granted Syria a loan to part-finance the stretch of the Arab Gas Pipeline that is going through its territory.
22-09-2006
Drilling works on the Tigris well have started according to a statement from Gulfsands Petroleum.
22-09-2006
Crosco Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. has been awarded drilling, well logging and integrated service contracts by Hayan Petroleum Company.
22-09-2006
The Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources has announced that the Syrian Petroleum Company has discovered a new gas field in the area of Al-Braij, 100 km north of Damascus.
22-09-2006
The consumption of diesel has risen again in the first half of this year according to preliminary statistics from Mahrukat.
05-09-2006
The Government has decided to restructure the Oil and Gas sector by creating two bodies that will oversees separately the upstream and downstream sectors.
03-08-2006
Ryder Scott Company, L.P., an oil consultancy firm, has submitted an economic evaluation study of the Tigris structure in Block 26 after it had submitted earlier in the year a reserves evaluation study (Read Gulfsands starts drilling works on Block 26)...
03-08-2006
The Islamic Development Bank has accepted to part-finance the building of the third phase of the Arab Gas Pipeline that will run from the Jordanian border to the city of Homs.
18-06-2006
The Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources has awarded Loon Energy Inc. the right to negotiate a production sharing contract for Block N°9, a statement from the Canadian-based company said.
03-06-2006
The General Company for Phosphate & Mines (GCPM) is planning to produce 3.475 million tonnes of phosphate this year, according to Farhan al-Mohsen, its Director-General.
03-06-2006
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has accepted to finance the third phase of the Arab Gas Pipeline that will run from the Syrian-Jordanian border to the city of Homs.

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